Tag Archives: David Mortimer

ACTION TO STAMP OUT CUSTOMS CORRUPTION – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Customs officers will be forced to regularly change roles, have federal police officers embedded with them and conduct extra waterfront patrols as part of reforms to fight corruption and infiltration by organised crime. Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare will … Continue reading

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BIG NAMES FACING TAX PROBE – Saturday June 15 2013

– Prominent Australians including captains of industry, politicians, philanthropists, developers, lawyers, accountants, criminals and entrepreneurs are set to become embroiled in one of the nation’s most explosive tax investigations into offshore structures. This follows the leaking of data to the … Continue reading

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NATIONWIDE CUSTOMS PROBE – Saturday December 22 2012

– Australia’s powerful police integrity watchdog is running a covert inquiry into alleged corruption at all the nation’s airports and ports. The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity’s Taskforce Natio has spent at least six months using phone taps and … Continue reading

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OVERHAUL TACKLES CORRUPT CUSTOMS CULTURE – Saturday December 22 2012

– The federal government has admitted the culture of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service needs a major overhaul, following allegations that some if its officers have been involved in drug trafficking, money laundering and organised crime. Home Affairs … Continue reading

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